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Kale pesto

3
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
For a pesto that packs a powerful nutritional punch, whizz up a batch of leafy green kale with the usual fresh, fragrant basil.

Ingredients

Kale, raw

400 g

Basil, fresh

30 g

Vegetarian Parmesan Style Hard Cheese

150 g

Garlic

4 clove(s)

Olive Oil

3 tablespoons

Lemon Juice, Fresh

5 tablespoons

Instructions

  1. In 2 batches, blanch the kale for 1 minute in a large pan of salted, boiling water. Drain in a colander and refresh under cold running water. Squeeze out the excess water with your hands.
  2. Put the blanched kale and remaining ingredients into a food processor and whizz to a chunky pesto. Season to taste before portioning and freezing.

Notes

This kale pesto recipe can be used for the following recipes; Fusilli with kale pesto & tomatoes Chicken, mushroom & kale pesto pizza Pesto chicken cobbler